Emirates Unveils 'Pele-ane' in Homage to Brazil's Legendary Star

Specially Designed Aircraft Will Fly Dubai to Sao Paolo Route

Published On
Jun 12, 2014

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Emirates has unveiled a new plane design in homage to legendary Brazil soccer player Pele. The 350 seater "Pele-ane" will fly on the Dubai to Sao Paulo route with a World Cup inspired design emblazoned on its fuselage along with Pele's signature. Two further Boeing 777 Pele-ane's will be unveiled on the day of the opening match and one Airbus A380 will launch shortly afterwards. Pele also stars in the airline's World Cup commercial, unveiled in March, along with Cristiano Ronaldo.